Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

The Genes that make Lil Bub Look that Way. (via Boing Boing)

'More stupid than it was criminal:' Judge frees Halifax brothers involved in border standoff. How not thinking your cunning plan through can lead to an accusation of terrorism. (via Metafilter)

A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you. It's better than feudalism or slavery, but it doesn't account for prejudice or luck.

Why Self-Checkout Is and Has Always Been the Worst. There's a difference in technology developed to improve our lives and technology developed to eliminate jobs.

The Real Cyrano de Bergerac. (via Strange Company)

President Trump won a 2018 club championship — without actually playing in it!

Everything We Know About Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge At Disneyland.

The Dog that Climbed a Himalayan Mountain. At each base camp, the team tried to leave the stray behind, but she always caught up with them, and became the first dog to reach the summit of Baruntse. (via Metafilter

Can America recover from Trump? America has a lot of work ahead to repair what's really broken.

What Poverty Taught Me About Being ‘Too Generous.’

A blast from the past (2015): 18 Projects Inspired by xkcd.

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